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Drum Sunday: Dunun Drumming with Mabiba Baegne

April 1, 2018
1:00 pm
Ashkenaz

Cost: Sliding scale $25 -$10 Children under 12 free -- must be supervised by an adult No one turned away for lack of funds Class is open to all levels. Bring your dununs and sticks. There will be drums be available to use in class. About Mabiba Baegne Mabiba Baegne is an internationally acclaimed teacher, drummer and choreographer of traditional and contemporary African Dance. Mabiba was born in Congo Brazzaville and initiated into dancing by her grandparents at the age of eight. Mabiba is an inspiring drummer. In addition to her Congolese dancing, Mabiba has studied West African dunun drumming with master drummer Famoudou Konate in Guinea and she was the first woman to teach this form in the United States. Mabiba is also an acclaimed singer and has toured and recorded with Salif Keita, master drummer Mamady Keita, and Samba Ngo.

Ashkenaz

1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA

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